Searching for Medicare plans in Massachusetts? Let PlanPrescriber be your resource for Massachusetts Medicare information and plan comparisons.
The population of seniors ages 65 and over accounts for 13.8% of the Massachusetts population and adds up to 902,724. Currently, one in every five Massachusetts residents is age 60 or older, and over one-quarter of all the households in Massachusetts includes at least one senior. As the baby boomer population reaches retirement age, the number of Medicare-eligible individuals will increase.
Here are some statistics on Medicare in Massachusetts:
Medicare is a national insurance program administered by the federal government. Hence, Medicare eligibility and enrollment are the same no matter if you are in Massachusetts or any other state. However, based on a Medicare beneficiary's location, the availability, associated costs, and insurance providers may vary for:
Unlike the ten standardized options of Medicare Supplement plans, additional benefits and coverage of Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plans may also vary between plans of the same type for Massachusetts Medicare beneficiaries.
A Massachusetts resident may have different Medicare plan offerings than a resident of another state; similarly, a resident of Boston in Suffolk County may have different Medicare plan offerings than a resident of Worcester in Worcester County. It is important for Medicare beneficiaries to not only customize their search for Medicare plans based on their individual health and prescription needs, but also the county and state in which they reside.
To start comparing Medicare plans in Massachusetts today, enter your zip code above for a customized list of plans available in your area. You can also enter in your medication needs to further tailor your search results and cost estimations.
To learn more about Medicare in Massachusetts, consult the following resources:
Data provided by the Kaiser Family Foundation.